Bhaktapur March 13th 2011 Ok, so this blog entry is rather outdated now as we visited Bhaktapur 3 weeks ago now, but I thought I'd write about that weekend.
Bhaktapur is one of the older parts of Nepal, it is preserved as an historic city and so we spent most of the weekend wandering around the narrow streets and looking at the wide collection of temples and shrines both in Durbar Sqaure and the surrounding streets. (Durb ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Bhaktapur In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more